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The Border Kingdom: Poems by  D. [Dennis] Nurkse - Signed First Edition - 2008 - from Veery Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Border Kingdom: Poems

by Nurkse, D. [Dennis]

Condition: Fine/Fine


New York: Knopf, 2008. 112 pp. Signed by the author on the title page. "So the voice engulfed us, / whirling us to the past; / when silence claimed us // we waited in that endless line / to grace our crisp new books / with the fissure of his name. // As we inched forward / we touched each other / on the thigh, the cheek, / almost by accident, / as if to remind ourselves / how it had been to be alive-- / pure fire."--from "Autopoiesis". Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

D. Nurkse is the author of eight previous books of poetry. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Writers’ Award, two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, two grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, a Tanne Foundation award, and two awards from Poetry magazine. He has also written widely on human rights. He teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Brooklyn.




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